Nile Rodgers, Slash & More Support Gibson’s ‘Guitars For Peace’ Auction
Nile Rodgers, Slash, Paul McCartney and The Rolling Stones are among the stars supporting Gibson’s Guitars For Peace campaign, designed to raise funds and awareness to aid the people of Ukraine.
Gibson luthiers have crafted an extremely limited edition run of “Guitars For Peace” Les Paul Custom electric guitars, which proudly display the Azure Blue and Gold colours of the Ukrainian Flag.
Gibson partnered with artists to perform with the Ukraine guitars on stage on tour this summer. Autograph books traveling alongside each guitar have been signed by Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones (Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood), Slash, Brian May of Queen, Fher Olvera of Maná, Nile Rodgers of Chic, Paul Weller, Mark Knopfler, Lzzy Hale, Margo Price, Alex Lifeson, Lewis Capaldi, Blossoms, The Fratellis, Kasabian, Madness, Maisie Peters, Paloma Faith, The Charlatans, The Vaccines, Toyah, My Chemical Romance, and actor Jason Momoa, among others.
View the entire Gibson “Guitars For Peace” lot descriptions–Gibson lot #964-970–up for auction now at Julien’s Auctions.
Bidding is now LIVE in person, and online Friday 11 Nov, Saturday 12 Nov, and on Sunday 13 Nov, for the Gibson “Guitars For Peace” Ukraine relief guitars and autograph books as part of Julien’s Auctions Icons & Idols: Rock ‘N’ Roll” live auction at the Hard Rock Café in New York (1501 Broadway-Times Square NY, NY 10036).
100% of the funds from the auction of the Gibson “Guitars For Peace” Ukraine Relief guitars will go to the current humanitarian need for the people of Ukraine, as well as rebuilding efforts once the conflict ends. In addition to the guitars, Gibson has launched the “Guitars For Peace” T-Shirt to allow everyone across the globe to show their support for Ukraine in an affordable way. 100% of funds from the sale of Gibson Ukraine guitars and the “Guitars For Peace” T-Shirts will be donated to immediate humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine through the Disaster Emergency Committee, a portion of the funds will also be used to re-establish music programmes in Ukraine when the conflict ends.